Areas of Expertise
Child abuse, child maltreatment, sexual abuse, violence against women, domestic violence, the impact of domestic violence on children, partner abuse and women's reproductive health, cycle of violence in families, HIV risk among women in South Africa, partner abuse in sub-Saharan Africa.
Laura McCloskey is professor and director of the Center for Research in Health Disparities at Indiana University's School of Public Health-Bloomington. Her doctorate is in psychology from the University of Michigan, and she has taught at the University of Arizona, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Illinois. With federal funding she has performed research on the origins and impact of child abuse and child witnessing violence, violence against women and women's reproductive health, children's mental health, and most recently, the social origins of HIV among women in South Africa.View full bio
Center for Research on Health Disparities: http://www.indiana.edu/~crhd/index.html
Updated on: May 22, 2018